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Lot Catalog No. Descrip Opening
81   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - FLIGHT AN1 ETC. - AFRICA: 1931-33 collection of envs. (23) carried on the 1st flight from UK to Africa and of loaded at various places inc. 10 Mar. 1931 Mwansa to Kisumu, Mwansa to Kampala and Mwanza to London, 11 Mar. 1931 Kisumu to Butiaba, 12 Mar. 1931 Khartoum to London, 13 Mar. 1931 Egypt to London, 13 Mar. 1931 Halfa to London, 13 Mar. 1931 Luxor to London, 14 Mar. 1931 Assiot to London, 18 Mar. 1931 Juba to London, 23 Jan. 1932 Athens to Kimberley and 12 Dec. 1931 Khartoum to Cape Town. The majority of the covers are special commemorative types with a good range of cachets. Cross Reference: SOUTH AFRICA, EGYPT, INDIA, EGYPT (Image)

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Starting at £ 95

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 114.00
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
82   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - AN INTERESTING GROUP OF COVERS WITH SOME FIRST FLIGHTS: 1931-39 envs (25) and a card inc. 25 Apr. 1932 env. to Penang flown on the 1st experimental flight from London to Australia, 21 Aug. 1932 card flown on the 1st day of the reduced 5d rate to S. Africa, 29 June 1932 env. flown on the 1st official mail from New Zealand to Africa, 29 Aug. 1929 env. registered and flown on the 1st Crete to London flight, 8 Nov. 1929 env. registered to Sydney carried on the 1st flight from Athens to London, 24 May 1931 env. registered Dorset carried on the 1st Herakleon, Crete to Paris & London flight, 28 Apr. 1931 envs. (3) carried on the 1st London to Melbourne flight, 25 Apr. 1931 special env. carried on the 1st Melbourne to Croydon flight, and 27 Apr. 1931 env. from Singapore to London carried on the 1st experimental flight from Australia to UK. A fine group with relevant cachets. (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 114.00
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
83   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - INDIAN FLIGHTS: 1932 fine group of envs. (22) to various parts of India inc. examples flown on the 1st Karachi to Calcutta flight (8), Karachi to Madras (2, inc. one from Belgium) and Calcutta to Karachi (7, inc. one to London). Also a Tata Sons envs. to UK and S. Africa carried on the 1st Madras to Karachi flight. Mostly with the relevant boxed cachets. (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 136.80
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
84   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - FLIGHT AS47 LONDON TO CAPE TOWN: 1932 group of envs. (13) flown on flight AS47 inc. 18 Jan. 1st flight env. registered from Delhi to Salisbury, Rhodesia, Jan. env. carried on the 1st flight from Salisbury to Cape Town, 2 Feb. env. carried on the 1st flight from Mpika to Cape Town, 29 Jan. env. carried on the 1st Broken Hill to Cape Town flight & another of the same date registered and carried on the 1st Moshi, Tanganyika to Salisbury flight, 22 Jan. env. registered and carried on the 1st Cairo to Cape Town flight. 19 Jan. env. registered and carried on the 1st London to Moshi, Tanganyika flight. All with correct cachets and hs as appropriate. Cross Reference: EGYPT, SOUTH AFRICA (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£160.00
Currently...USD 182.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
85   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - FLIGHT AN47 CAPE TOWN TO LONDON ETC.: 1932 (Jan. - Feb.) envs. (18, inc. a good number of "Springbok" types) carried on flight AN47 inc. 27 Jan. 1932 from Cape Town to Sutton Coldfield but because of delays transferred to flight AN48, 27 Jan. 1932 env. from Salisbury to UK by "City of Bagdad" which was damaged on take off and sent on the 2nd flight, 28 Jan. 1932 env. carried on the 1st flight from Bulawayo to Salisbury, 28 Jan. 1932 1st flight env. from Petersburg to Nairobi, 27 Jan. 1932 1st flight env. from Kimberley to Moshi, Tanganyika, and 26 Jan. 1932 env. registered from Cape Town to Gottenberg. Some of the envs. were delayed due to crashes and re-routed. All with relevant handstamps. An interesting group. Cross Reference: SOUTH AFRICA (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£110.00
Currently...USD 125.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
86   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - FLIGHT AN47 COVERS INCLUDING DELAYED ITEMS: 1932 (Jan.-Feb.) envs (12) inc. 1st flights inc. 28 Jan. Salisbury to Bristol but due to delays at Broken Hill transferred to AN48, Another from Moshi, Tanganyika again transferred to AN48, 3 Feb. 1932 env. from Moshi to Juba supplementary flight from Broken Hill to Nairobi, 28 Jan. 1932 envs. from Broken Hill and Dodoma carried on the supplementary flight from Broken Hill to Nairobi and carried on AN48 to London, 3 Feb. 1932 env. carried on the supplementary flight from Broken Hill to Dodoma, 25 Jan. 1932 env. carried on the 1st Nairobi to London flight, 4 Feb. 1932 env. Khartoum to Cairo on the 1st flight of AN47. A fine group. (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£95.00
Currently...USD 108.30
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
87   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - AFRICAN FLIGHTS: 1932-39 most interesting selection of envs. (28) flown on flights connected to Africa inc. 8 Mar. 1932 env. to Cairo carried on the 1st regular Nyasaland to S. Rhodesia flight, 17 Aug. 1932 env. from Nakuru flown on AN76 from Cape Town to London, 5 May 1933 env. carried on the 1st Mbeya to London flight, 7 June 1933 env. registered from Dar-es-Salaam to France carried on the delayed flight AN118 to London, 10 Nov. 1933 env. flown on AN140 from Mombasa to London, and 6 Nov. 1933 env. from Wigtown to Lindi Province flown on flight AS141 from London to Nairobi thence by various means to Lindi. An interesting and colourful lot. (Image)

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Starting at £ 95

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 114.00
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
88   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - MAINLY 1st FLIGHT COVERS: 1932 envs. (12) and a card, the majority being 1st flights inc. 1 Oct. 1932 Croydon to Bahrain and Croydon to Sharjah; 30 June Egypt to Cyprus; 30 Jan. Karachi to S Africa; 16 Apr. London to Cyprus x2; 22 Apr. Cyprus to London; 19 Apr. Athens to Limassol, Cyprus (2) and Limassol to Tiberias, Palestine. A fine group. Plus Egypt 1993-38 10m to 200m used, and two leaflets. (Image) (Image2)

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Currently...£85.00
Currently...USD 96.90
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
89   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - FLIGHTS AN47/48 AND WILSON AIRWAYS FLIGHTS: Group of flown envs. inc. 8 Jan 1932 env. flown on the 1st Mpika to London flight, 26 Jan. 1932 env. to registered to Egypt and flown on the 1st flight from Cape Town, 3 Feb. 1932 env. from Johannesburg carried on the 1st through flight from Cape Town to London after being delayed at Broken Hill, 29 Jan. 1932 env. to Atbara carried on the new S. Africa route from Khartoum to Cairo, 22 Oct. 1931 env. carried on the Wilson Airways feeder flight from Kisumu to Zanzibar, and 28 Jan. 1932 large env. carried on the 1st Mombasa to London flight. Also a small amount of related ephemera. (8 covers etc.) (Image)

Starting at £ 80

Currently...£85.00
Currently...USD 96.90
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
90   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - RANGOON FLIGHTS ETC.: 1933 (Sept.-Oct.) envs. (9, inc. seven illustrated types) inc. 23 Sept. 1933 env. carried on the 1st London to Rangoon flight, 27 Oct. 1933 env. from Bagdad to Rangoon on the 1st flight thence re-directed to UK and charged 5d p. due, 1 Oct. 1933 env. carried on the 1st Rangoon to Calcutta flight and another flown from Rangoon to Basra, 1 Oct. 1933 env. flown on the 1st Rangoon to Karachi flight, and 2 Oct. 1933 env. from Akyab to London carried on the 1st Rangoon to London flight. Also an env. from Huddersfield to H.M.S. Sussex flown from London to Corfu to await the arrival of the fleet. Cross Reference: INDIA, BURMA (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£160.00
Currently...USD 182.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
91   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - AFRICAN FLIGHTS WITH A FEW 1st FLIGHTS: 1933-39 envs./cards (42) inc. 19 May 1933 flight no. AN115 from Belgian Congo to UK, 13 June 1933 AN119 registered from Cape Town to UK, 30 Aug. 1933 AN130 from Wadi Madani to UK, 21 Oct. 1933 AN137 from Nairobi to Detroit, AN145 Khartoum to UK (a rare unmarked delayed cover - Sandford states only two recorded), 10 July 1935 AN256 London to Durban, 1 Jan. 1939 AN200 1st flight from Victoria to Uitenhage, 17 Nov. 1937 AS195 1st despatch from UK to Kisumu, 4 June 1936 AN349 from Johannesburg to Canada, 3 Apr. 1934 AN161 from Windhoek to Berlin, 26 July 1937 DN8 from Durban to London, 18 July 1938 DN110 from Durban to USA, and 8 Sept. 1938 DN125 from El Hassa Reissa flown from Durban via Khartoum to Southampton but due to fog delayed at Bembridge, IOW. Also four related postal notices. (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£120.00
Currently...USD 136.80
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
92   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - SINGAPORE FLIGHTS ETC.: 1933-34 London to Singapore flight envs. inc. 19 Dec. 1933 env. carried on the 1st flight from London to Singapore, 9 Dec. 1933 env. from London to Bandon carried on the same flight, a third example from Kilmarnock carried on the same flight, 16 Dec. 1933 env. from Akyab to Singapore on the same flight, 31 Dec. 1933 env. from Bangkok carried on the 1st flight from Singapore to London, and 14 Apr. 1934 env. from Kuala Lumpur to UK carried on the 1st Kuala Lumpur & Penang flight to London. (10 covers) (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£110.00
Currently...USD 125.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
93   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - THE EASTERN ROUTE INCLUDING FIRST FLIGHTS: 1934-36 collection of interesting flown covers inc. 7 Dec. 1934 env. from Glasgow to New Zealand, 8 Dec. 1934 env. from London to Brisbane, 8 Dec. 1934 env. from Paris carried on the 1st flight from London to Brisbane, 8 Dec. 1934 env. from Italy carried on the same flight to Brisbane, 24 Sept. 1935 flown on the 1st flight from London to Singapore, 22 Dec. 1936 env. from Bombay to Colombo flown on the special Xmas flight, Also two similar covers flown from Ceylon to India. A fine lot. (21 covers)Cross Reference: AUSTRALIA, INDIA, FRANCE (Image) (Image2)

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Currently...USD 136.80
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
94   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - THE HONG KONG CONNECTION: 12 Oct 1935 env from Brussels to London, onward to Penang and then by initial survey flight to Hong Kong 12 Mar. 1936 env from Reading carried on the 1st London via Penang to Hong Kong flight, and another similar routed env with "AERODROME B.O. CROYDON SURREY/AIR MAIL" double ring cds 26 Mar 1936 illustrated env to London with violet boxed "FIRST THROUGH FLIGHT/HONG KONG-PENANG-LONDON/VIA IMPERIAL AIRWAYS" d.s., and three others. (7 covers). Cross Reference: HONG KONG (Image)

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Currently...£85.00
Currently...USD 96.90
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
95   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - CRASH MAIL - "SCIPIO" & "CITY OF KHARTOUM": 18 Aug 1936 env from Karachi to Edinburgh with a strike of the "(D)AM(A)GED BY/SEA W(A)T(ER" hs and on reverse large "E Crown.R/OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE/RETURNED LETTER SECTION/LONDON POSTAL SERVICE" labels. Also another env from Madras to Glasgow with a clear "DAMAGED BY IMMERS/IN SEA WATER I.S." h.s., and also a large part env from London to Melbourne by flying boat City of Khartoum with a part strike of the "RECEIVED AT G.P.O. MELBOURNE/DAMAGED BY WATER" hs and a full strike on reverse. Usual faults. (3 covers) (Image)

Starting at £ 110

Currently...£110.00
Currently...USD 125.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
96   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - AN INTERESTING GROUP INCLUDING SOME FIRST FLIGHTS; 1937-39 envs (30) inc. 9 Jan. 1937 from Baghdad to Copenhagen; 23 Jan. 1937 Singapore to London; 6 Feb. 1937 1st All-air service from London to Baghdad; 23 Feb. 1937 Penang to London; 19 Apr. 1937 New Zealand to UK; 9 May 1937 Manila to London and later return flight; 6 June 1937 by 1st flying boat service from Durban to Southampton; 11 Dec. 1937 from Belgium via London to Iraq; 13 Dec. 1937 Sandakan to UK.; and 23 Feb. 1938 OHMS env from Iraq to India. A fine lot. (Image)

Starting at £ 100

Currently...£110.00
Currently...USD 125.40
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
97   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - CRASH MAIL: 30 Sept. 1937 damaged env. from Jerusalem to Germany carried on the "Courtier" which crashed in the sea at athens, on reverse a "Armtlich verschlossen" label and violet "Aus veruglucklem Flugzeug/durchn asst gerborgen." h.s.; 25 Nov. 1937 "ex "Cygnus" env from Brisbane to London with boxed violet "DAMAGED BY SEA/WATER hs and on reverse "(f)ound open or damage/and officially secured" label; 25 Apr. 1939 env. recovered from the crash of the Challenger with relevant hs and label; and 8 June 1939 env. from Sydney to London ex crash of the Centurian with red "SALVEDGED MAIL/EX "CENTURIAN" hs and on reverse a large "G. Crown R./OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE/RETURNED LETTER SECTION/LONDON POSTAL REGION" label. All with usual crash mail faults. (4) (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£95.00
Currently...USD 108.30
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
98   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS/S. AFRICAN AIRWAYS FLIGHTS: 1931-39 group of mainly 1st flights with some feeder service flights inc. 13 Oct. 1937 1st Gold Coast to Nigeria feeder service (2); 8 Mar 1934 1st Nyasaland to S. Rhodesia feeder service. 5 Aug. 1935 Nyasaland to Mozambique; 23 Oct. 1931 env. registered and flown on the 1st feeder service from Mombasa to Zanzibar; 21 Aug. 1939 envs. (3) flown on the 1st South Africa Airways flight from Cape Town to Angola. All with relevant cachets or routing instructions. (13 covers) Cross Reference: NIGERIA, NYASALAND/MALAWI (Image)

Starting at £ 65

Currently...£65.00
Currently...USD 74.10
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
99   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - THE CALPURNIA CRASH: 28 Nov 1938 large env from Liverpool to New Zealand with a large "(RE)CEIVED IN/DAMAGED CONDITION/exCALPURNIA" h.s.on back, the cover is badly damaged but displays well; 25 Nov. 1938 env. from Bolton to Adelaide with the original contents and an "ambulance" cover with an official letter from the G.P.O. explaining the reason for the poor condition; 23 Nov. 193I env. from London to Auckland with a good clear "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION/EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA" hs (4 covers plus letters). (Image)

Starting at £ 95

Currently...£100.00
Currently...USD 114.00
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM
100   imageIMPERIAL AIRWAYS - THE FIRST TRANSATLANTIC EASTBOUND FLIGHTS: 1939 (9th to 11th Aug) collection of first flight covers carried on the Imperial Airways eastbound flights inc. New York to Montreal, New York to Southampton (8), New York to Southampton & return; Montreal to Botwood & London; Montreal to Southampton (2); Eastbourne Ontario to Exeter; Germany to New York; Warrington to Barbados; Blackpool to Little Rock; Brussels to Montreal. Plus a few flown in the opposite direction. A good lot with interesting rates and cachets. (33 covers) (Image)

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Starting at £ 200

Currently...£200.00
Currently...USD 228.00
Closing..Oct-11, 03:00 AM

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